March 29, 8am and 10:30am Service Jesus entered the city of Jerusalem to shouts of “Hosanna!” In a few short days the crowds had turned and even his disciples fled. Our Holy Week journey begins with this great paradox.
Meet us at 9:15am on the Square in Chardon for a Procession with Palms -- complete with donkey!
Holy Thursday, 7 pm The last Thursday night of Jesus' life is filled with all sorts of events that the church has turned into symbols. Our worship will hear again Jesus last moments of the Last Supper (with Holy Communion and Jesus washing the disciples feet), the Garden of Gethsemane (with prayer), and all the disciples abandoning Jesus when the guards came (with stripping of the altar).
Good Friday: Community Ecumenical Service This open-house format service focuses on the Seven Last Words of Christ and will be held from noon to 3pm at Pilgrim Christian Church on the Square (202 South Hamden Street) with pastors from several local churches participating.
Good Friday: Meditation on the Passion, 7 pm This worship of quiet meditation and listening to the Passion of Christ according to the Gospel of John is a tradition within Christianity.
Easter Vigil, 7 pm A service that take us on a journey from the darkness of the grave to the light of the opened tomb. This liturgy includes a Service of Light, Readings, Individual Affirmation of Baptism and the first Celebration of Easter Holy Communion.
Please bring a dessert to share after worship.
Easter Morning, 8am & 10:30am Festival Eucharist celebrating the echo in the tomb: Christ is risen! He is risen indeed!
Potluck Brunch between services, Please bring a dish to share.